PRC In the News
12/06/16|Pension & Benefits Daily

Billion-Dollar Church Plan Standoff Heads to Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a trio of cases asking whether large hospitals can use a religious legal exemption to avoid fully funding their pension plans, which workers claim are underfunded by hundreds of millions of dollars.

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Supreme Court to decide whether certain nonprofit pension plans can claim “church plan” status

WASHINGTON – On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear three cases to decide whether pension plans established by religiously-affiliated nonprofit healthcare systems can receive the same treatment as plans established by churches. In all three cases, lower courts have ruled that the plans are not exempt from federal law and must […]

PRC In the News
12/02/16|Financial Advisor

Divorcing Spouses Urged To Ensure Retirement Fund Rights

Divorcing spouses need a special court order to protect their right to tap a partner’s retirement benefits, the Pension Rights Center said Wednesday.